Appellation: Sicilia IGT
Type: red, dry
Grape Varietals: A blend of local native varietals inspired by a century-old blend. The dominant varietals are Nerello Mascalese, Nerello Cappuccio with smaller quantities of Nocera, Cappuccio Tignolino, Acitana, Galatena and Calabrese. These are same varietals that go into the better known and award-winning Faro. It could therefore be considered Faro’s baby brother.
Color: Ruby red
Bouquet: The nose is intense and grapey with notes of ripe red fruit with a spicy touch of vanilla.
Taste: Dry and intriguing on the palate, persistent and long finish.
Food Pairings: serve with fish with sauce: roasted white and red meats, aged cheese
Potential Aging: 3-8 years
Vinyard Notes:Vineyard: Southeastern exposure, steep sloping, at 800-1200 feet a.s.l.. Planting System: Head Trained. Soil: Volcanic basalt. Harvest: End of October. Yield: About 0.8 tons per acre
Winemaking Notes:Vinification: Soft pressing, fermentation in stainless steel tanks under controlled temperature. Aging: In French oak barrels for one year and at least 8 months in the bottle. Total Production: 22.000 bottles Alcohol: 13.5%
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